Keywords Not Displayed in the User Interface
NDIS 6.0 and later versions of NDIS provide some standardized keywords for miniport drivers of network devices. These standardized keywords appear in INF files but not in the user interface.
These general keywords are described in the following list. For more information about a particular keyword, search for the keyword in the WDK documentation.
The NDIS interface type for a device. For more information about the NDIS interface type, see NDIS Interface Types.
The media type for a device. For more information about the media type of the miniport adapter, see OID_GEN_MEDIA_SUPPORTED.
The physical media type for a device. For more information about the physical media type of the miniport adapter, see OID_GEN_PHYSICAL_MEDIUM.
The type of the device. The default value is zero, which indicates a standard networking device that connects to a network. Set *NdisDeviceType to NDIS_DEVICE_TYPE_ENDPOINT (1) if this device is an endpoint device and is not a true network interface that connects to a network. For example, you must specify NDIS_DEVICE_TYPE_ENDPOINT for devices such as smart phones that use a networking infrastructure to communicate to the local computer system but do not provide connectivity to an external network.